William H. Patterson, Jr.

PATTERSON, JR.,WILLIAM

William H. Patterson, Jr.

Colonel William H. Patterson, Jr. was commissioned upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 542-46, 3 October 1946. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Training Company, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Assistant Regimental Adjutant, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, Japan; Rifle and Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Japan; Platoon Leader and Assistant Regimental S-1, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Devins, Massachusetts; ASA Liaison Officer, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Russian Area Intelligence Officer, Joint Support Group, Washington, D.C.; Rifle Company Commander, 1st Battle Group, 10th Infantry, Fort Ord, California; Assistant G2/G3 Operations Officer and Brigade S-3, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Soviet Block Intelligence Officer, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Washington, D.C.; Officer in Charge, Washington-Moscow Hot Line, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.; Commander, U.S. Army Institute for Advanced Russian and Eastern European Studies, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Germany; Commander, 525th Military Intelligence Group, Vietnam; Branch Chief, Political/Military Division, Studies, Analysis & Gaming Agency, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.

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Graduated From
Fort Knox, Kentucky
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader and Assistant Regimental Adjutant, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, Japan
Highest Award
Unavailable
Year Inducted
1971
Branch Of Service
Armor
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00540

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